|Michael Franti; Capitalism 3.0; Bush's "Unauthorized Autobiography" - Mother Jones Radio|
Musician Michael Franti, frontman for folk funksters Spearhead, was so troubled by the Iraq war that he went to the Middle East to experience the conflict firsthand. Staying outside the American-controlled Green Zone, he "would just start playing music on a street corner, or walk down the street and play music for people. People would be drawn to it, and I was the first American they'd ever met that wasn't carrying an M-16." We talk to him about how he turned his experience into a new CD, entitl...
Keywords: Michael Franti; Iraq; corporations; commons; George W. Bush; Sidney Blumenthal